Shares of Cerner Corp. slid 0.04% to $92.32 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.38% falling 0.41% to 4,677.03 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.27% falling 0.01% to 36,231.66. This was the stock's seventh consecutive day of losses. Cerner Corp. closed $1.12 short of its 52-week high ($93.44), which the company reached on December 30th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as 3M Co. /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM +2.76% rose 1.10% to $179.95, General Electric Co. /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE +0.59% rose 1.45% to $101.40, and McKesson Corp. /zigman2/quotes/206975466/composite MCK -1.12% rose 2.11% to $249.76. Trading volume (5.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.9 M.